English-Norwegian translation of thalidomide

Translation of the word thalidomide from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

thalidomide in Norwegian

pharmacynoun nevrosedyne[invariable, trademark]
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Definitions of thalidomide
1. thalidomide - a sedative and hypnotic drug; withdrawn from sale after discovered to cause severe birth defects because it inhibits angiogenesis
  sedative-hypnotic, sedative-hypnotic drug a sedative that depresses activity of the central nervous system and reduces anxiety and induces sleep
  teratogen any agent that interferes with normal embryonic development: alcohol or thalidomide or X-rays or rubella are examples
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Thalidomide was introduced as a sedative drug in the late 1950s. In 1961, it was withdrawn due to teratogenicity and neuropathy. There is now a growing clinical interest in thalidomide, and it is introduced as an immunomodulatory agent used primarily, combined with dexamethasone, to treat multiple myeloma.

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